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August 1, 2013

A frosty morning at Soho!

I was never really good at keeping this up to date, but with the advent of facebook and instagram on the iphone, this seems even harder! For now, we are busy pruning the plants after a short break at the end of a...

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July 31, 2012

We have taken to using kneelers this year! Like 3 old ladies shuffling up and down the rows. Wally won't even try using one - wouldn't be seen dead with it! Got a big day planned tomorrow for tidying up the farm,...

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July 19, 2012

Luckily pruning is just about over, we are all tempted to have a nap in the sun. After all that wet weather, the last few weeks have been quite beautiful, June weather in July! Hopefully it stays dry for another...

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June 27, 2012

Give my daughter a river, and we play poohsticks! A game first played by Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh -A game for two players or more, in the traditional version of poohsticks the participants must drop a...

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June 25, 2012

Wally had started preparing the new area for planting a month or so ago, making sure it would be perfect for the next delivery from Treloars. Then the rain came! I have postponed the delivery of new stock, we hope...

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June 24, 2012

And we thought we could get away with digging a small channel! The rain has kept coming down all weekend, and created a sticky, soggy mess in the paddock. There are a few dry days coming up, so we will get back in...

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June 22, 2012

I didn't think it would be this wet though! We are at the bottom of a valley, and every dam above us is overflowing. We have become the catchment area! We have not seen it as wet as this for about 12 years. The...

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May 31, 2012

Running out of roses, running out of energy! We made it right to the end of May, but it is time to put the picking snips away. The days are really getting shorter now, and the weather cold. The forecast for the...

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March 21, 2012

We pick the blooms in bucket-sized armfuls, and get them almost instantly into water. Once we have a trailer full we get them straight up to the shed where they get leaves stripped off, sorted into colours and put...

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March 11, 2012

We supplied roses to an Armadale florist, Fleur, who was involved in the creation of the magificent opening of L'Oreal Fashion Week at Government House. It looks fabulous!